The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had SQL DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Database Administrator
Rank 90 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL DBA 10 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.76% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 16
Median daily rate £295 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +33.33%
SQL DBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1548 1841 1408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.79% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1037 859
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 72 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

SQL DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

SQL DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL DBA across the Manchester region.

SQL DBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL DBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £363 -
SQL DBA
North West

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, SQL DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (27.78%) Replication
9 4 (22.22%) VMware
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (22.22%) Unix
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle Licensing
10 3 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
10 3 (16.67%) SCOM
10 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DAB
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (16.67%) Ingres
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (5.56%) OLAP
10 1 (5.56%) OLTP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Software Licensing
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow